EDUCATION EXTRA.Byline: The Register-Guard
Grad wins DECA DeCA Defense Commissary Agency (US DoD)
DECA Delta Epsilon Chi
DECA Distributive Education Clubs of America
DECA Defense and Economic Cooperation Agreement presidency
Curtis Haley, a 2006 Willamette High School Willamette High School is a school in Eugene, Oregon.
Willamette, or "Wil-Hi," is located in the Bethel-Danebo area of west Eugene, and is the only high school in the Bethel School District. graduate, has been named the new international president of DECA, an association of more than 170,000 marketing students. His ties to DECA began as a freshman when he took a marketing class in order to work in the Willamette school store.
That led to DECA marketing competitions, state and international victories, the office of Oregon DECA president and, finally, a desire to lead the national organization. His $10,000 campaign at the recent national conference in Dallas paid off with a first-ballot victory.
With his election, Haley will postpone college for a year to focus on his duties, including traveling around the country speaking with corporate partners, giving workshops to DECA members and writing a column in the DECA newsletter. Haley plans a career in law and aspires to hold political office.
Students awarded $1,000
McKenzie Lodge No. 195 awarded $1,000 Earl Hulstrom and Clifford Payton Masonic Scholarships to the following 2006 graduates: Katie Hulse of South Eugene High School South Eugene High School is a public high school located in Eugene, Oregon, United States. It was founded as Eugene High School around 1900, and was located at Willamette Street and West 11th Avenue in a brick building that later served as Eugene's city hall. , Alexander Grimsley of North Eugene High School North Eugene High School is a public high school of about 1,200 students in Eugene, Oregon, United States. It is located at 200 Silver Lane near the Santa Clara area of Eugene. North Eugene's mascot is the Highlander. , Emma Batenhorst of Churchill High School, Timothy Poublon of Harrisburg High School and Emily Walden of Junction City High School.
Crow grad awarded $500
Jeremy Annett, a 2006 Crow High School graduate, was awarded a $500 scholarship from the Lane County Insurance Association.
Two earn academic honors
Two Roosevelt Middle School students earned top honors in the academic Talent Search, organized by The Johns Hopkins University Johns Hopkins University, mainly at Baltimore, Md. Johns Hopkins in 1867 had a group of his associates incorporated as the trustees of a university and a hospital, endowing each with $3.5 million. Daniel C. Center for Talented Youth “CTY” redirects here. For other uses, see CTY (disambiguation).
The Center for Talented Youth (CTY) is a gifted education program for school-age children, founded in 1979 by Dr. Julian Stanley at Johns Hopkins University. . Brent Madden earned a second-place score in the Sixth Grade PLUS quantitative test, and Ian Doxsee earned a first-place score in the Seventh Grade SAT critical reading test and a second place in the combined test. Doxsee also won a one-course scholarship from the University of Oregon The University of Oregon is a public university located in Eugene, Oregon. The university was founded in 1876, graduating its first class two years later. The University of Oregon is one of 60 members of the Association of American Universities. in recognition of his combined score. The students were among those honored in a June 3 state awards ceremony.
The Johns Hopkins center seeks to enroll academically able elementary and middle school students, who then are tested in December or January to give families a better idea of their talents. This year, more than 83,000 students participated in the talent search.